Paperback edition of a portrait of Sydney and its development from a penal settlement into a world-class city. Covers the city's genesis, appearances, style, people, purposes, and connections. Includes an index. The author has produced many travel essays and books (as Jan or James Morris) on Spain, Venice, Hong Kong, Oxford and Manhattan, as well as the award-winning Pax Britannica trilogy.
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Review: SydneyUser Review - Jacqui - Goodreads
amazing read - I'm not that into history books usually but Morris is a fascinating writer. I learnt so much about my home town. Highly recommend Read full review
Review: SydneyUser Review - Chris Rosendall - Goodreads
This is an interesting biography of the city. It is a little "dated" since it was written in the early nineties. I read it after 2 visits to Sydney which made it more relatable. Another great find at the local thrift store. Read full review